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Therapeutic Dose
Amount needed to produce desired effect
Unit Dose
Single dose
Anti-inflammatory agent
Cortisone
Maintenance Dose
Keeps concentration of the drug at a certain level
Pharmacology
is the study of Drugs, the science that is concerned with the history, origin, sources,physical and chemical properties, uses and the effects of drugs upon living organisms
Schedule II
includes drugs that have an accepted medical use with certain restriction
Factors that affect Drug dosage are
weight, sex, age, disease process, pregnancy and lactation
Cumulative dose
Is the summation of a drug present in the body after repeated medication
Syrup
are the drugs dissolved in a solution of sugar water and then flavored
Analgesic
an agent that relieves pain without causing loss of consciousness
Anticholinergic
An agent that blocks parasympathetic nerve impluses
An agent that lowers blood glucose levels
hypoglycemic
Action occurs when the drug is absorbed into the bloodstream.
Systemic
The process whereby the drug passes into body fluids and tissues
Absorption
Discs that consist of a medication in a candy-like base.
Lozenge
Utilizes a propellent
Aerosol
Pertaining to under the tongue
Sublingual
The substance that is dissolved to form a solution
Solute
Drug dissolved in alcohol and water
Elixir